Adolphe Appian
1818-1898, French

A Pond Near Rousillon
1818-1898, French

This 1867 Barbizon style etching by Adolphe Appian measures 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches and is plate signed. Framed.


Barque de Pecheurs
1818-1898, French

Etching, image size 4 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches, 1874, plate signed and dated.


Le Pecheur
1818-1898, French

Etching with remarque, image size 10 1/5 x 15 1/4 inches, c. 1870, plate signed l.l. "Appian", indecipherable pencil signature l.r. indicates that this is a copy of an etching by Appian.

Painting

Dawn on the Seashore

This is an atmospheric 19th Century French painting attributed to Maxime Emile Louis Maufra (1861-1918). Oil on canvas, 8 3/4 x 14 inches, c. 1890s, unsigned, with a label on the back identifying the painting as Maufra's, framed. There is also a stamp on the back of the canvas "Blanchet 20 Rue Saint [Benoit?] Paris", a well known 19th century artist supply store. Although we cannot be certain of the artist, this is a well painted seascape with a subtle palette and lovely sense of light and atmosphere, and certainly appears to have been done by a very competent hand.

Print

Eiffel Tower
1884-1961, European

A great Paris etching by Austrian artist Lilly Steiner, image size 13 3/8 x 9 5/8 inches, 1923, edition of 50, pencil signed and dated. Steiner created this expressive image of the Eiffel Tower the year Gustave Eiffel died, possibly as an homage to the architect.

Drawing

White Birch
1872- c.1950, American

Pen and ink by Dexter Dawes measuring 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches. "White Birches H. Hill June 29 - 1915" written in the artist hand on the lower margin.